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Diplomats to meet in Vienna for more Iran nuclear talks

Further talks are planned between Iran and global powers to try to negotiate and restore a landmark 2015 agreement to contain Iranian nuclear development
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Ex-UK Speaker Bercow, scourge of Brexiteers, joins Labour

Former U.K. House of Commons Speaker John Bercow says he has quit the governing Conservatives to join the opposition Labour Party
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 file photo, Former British House of Commons speaker, John Bercow, speaks during an interview with Associated Press in London. Bercow, who gained international fame refereeing the country’s political drama over Brexit, said Sunday, June 20, 2021 he has quit the governing Conservatives to join the opposition Labour Party. Bercow was a Conservative lawmaker for 12 years until being elected in 2009 to the neutral role of Speaker, responsible for running House of Commons business and interpreting Parliament's rules of procedure. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
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Netanyahu to leave prime minister's residence by July 10

Benjamin Netanyahu to leave prime minister's residence by July 10
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Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks to right-wing opposition party members a day after a new government was sworn in, at the Knesset, Israel's parliament, in Jerusalem, Monday, June 14, 2021. (AP Photo/Maya Alleruzzo)
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Hard-line judiciary head wins Iran presidency in low turnout

Iran’s hard-line judiciary chief has won the country’s presidential election in a landslide victory
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An Iranian kid holds a toy gun as he participate the victory ceremony of Iranian president-elect Ebrahim Raisi after he won the presidential election in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, June 19, 2021. Initial results released Saturday propelled Raisi, a protege of the country's supreme leader, into Tehran’s highest civilian position. The vote appeared to see the lowest turnout in the Islamic Republic’s history. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
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Military: 2 militants, soldier killed in Pakistan shootout

The Pakistani military says a shootout between government forces and Pakistani Taliban fighters overnight in a northwestern territory left two militants and a soldier dead
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Libyan guards accused of sexually assaulting minors

Human rights organizations in Libya have denounced the alleged sexual assaults and attempted rapes of young asylum-seekers from Somalia
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France elects regional leaders, preps for presidential vote

Marine Le Pen’s far right party is riding high on her tough-on-security.
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Far-right leader Marine le Pen smiles as he visits a divers school in Frejus, southern France, Thursday, June 17, 2021. Although the winner of Sundays June 20 and 27 in the regional elections will only deal with local issues, Marine Le Pen's Rassemblement National (National Rally) party could for the first time capture one of France's 13 regions. (AP Photo/Daniel Cole)
June 20

Australia accused of 'excessive and unnecessary' secrecy

Australia is increasingly suppressing information seen as pivotal to a free and open media
June 20
Demonstrator Dierk von Behrens protests outside Parliament House in Canberra, Australia, Thursday, June 17, 2021 against the prosecution of lawyer Bernard Collaery whose picture is on the demonstrator's shirt. Critics of the secret prosecutions of a former Australian spy and his lawyer argue they are another example of a government concealing political embarrassment under the guise of national security. (AP Photo/Rod McGuirk)
June 20

UN office says Sri Lanka ship fire causes significant damage

The U.N. representative in Sri Lanka says the sinking of a container ship that caught fire while transporting chemicals off the capital Colombo has caused a significant damage to the planet by releasing hazardous substances into the ecosystem
June 20
This photo provided by Sri Lankan Navy shows the sinking MV X-Press Pearl off Colombo port, Sri Lanka, Thursday, June 17, 2021. The container ship carrying chemicals sank off Sri Lanka’s capital on Thursday nearly a month after catching fire, raising concerns about a possible environmental disaster. The ship's operator said the wreck of the Singapore-flagged X-Press Pearl "is now wholly sitting on the seabed at a depth of 21 meters (70 feet).” (Sri Lanka Navy via AP)
June 20

Four shot, including 1-year-old, at Toronto birthday party

Three children have been wounded in gunfire that broke out at a child’s outdoor birthday party in western Toronto
June 20
June 20

Armenia votes in election triggered by war defeat

Armenians are voting in a national election after months of tensions over last year’s defeat in fighting against Azerbaijan over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh
June 20
Election officials distribute election attributes to polling stations prior to the upcoming parliamentary elections in Yerevan, Armenia, Saturday, June 19, 2021. Armenians head to the polls Sunday for an early parliamentary election stemming from a political crisis that has engulfed the country in the aftermath of the last year’s fighting with Azerbaijan over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits)
June 20

US sending Taiwan 2.5 million vaccine doses, tripling pledge

A plane with 2.5 million doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is heading to Taiwan from the U.S. in a donation with both public health and geopolitical meaning
June 20
FILE - In this June 6, 2021, file photo released by the Taiwan Presidential Office, President Tsai Ing-wen, right, speaks near U.S. Democratic Sen. Tammy Duckworth, left, of Illinois in Taipei, Taiwan. The U.S. is sending 2.5 million doses of the Moderna COVID vaccine to Taiwan, tripling an earlier pledge in a donation with both public health and geopolitical meaning. (Taiwan Presidential Office via AP, File)
June 20

At least 15 die in multiple attacks near US-Mexico border

Law enforcement officials say gunmen aboard a number of vehicles have staged attacks in several neighborhoods in the Mexican border city of Reynosa
June 20
June 19

Hard-line judiciary head wins Iran presidency in low turnout

Iran’s hard-line judiciary has won the country’s presidential election.
June 19
In this photo released by the official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani, left, and President-elect Ebrahim Raisi, who is current judiciary chief, talk during their meeting in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, June 19, 2021. Iran's hard-line judiciary chief won the country's presidential election in a landslide victory Saturday, propelling the supreme leader's protege into Tehran's highest civilian position in a vote that appeared to see the lowest turnout in the Islamic Republic's history. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)
June 19

Rome court convicts 4 men for sexual assault, murder of teen

A court in Italy has convicted four African immigrants in the drugging, sexual assault and slaying of an Italian teen in Rome
June 19
June 19

Reports: US student found killed in Russia, suspect arrested

Russian news reports said searchers have found the body of an American student who went missing several days earlier and that a man has been arrested on suspicion of murder
June 19
June 19

Warsaw gay pride parade back after backlash, pandemic

Warsaw has held its gay pride parade after a pandemic-induced break — and amid a backlash in Poland and Hungary against LGBT rights
June 19
A women with a rainbow flag cools off in a sprinkler ahead of the Equality Parade, the largest LGBT pride parade in Central and Eastern Europe, in Warsaw, Poland, Saturday, June 19, 2021.(AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)
June 19

Activists protest EU migration policies at Croatian border

Dozens of human rights activists briefly blocked Croatia's border with Bosnia.
June 19
A man holds a banner during a protest against the violent pushbacks of migrants, allegedly conducted by Croatian police, near the border crossing between Croatia and Bosnia Herzegovina in Maljevac, Croatia, Saturday, June 19, 2021. More than one hundred members of human rights NGO's, mostly from Italy, but also from Germany, Austria, Spain and Slovenia blocked the border traffic for about two hours protesting demanding a stop of all deportation of migrants, and cancellation of EU's Frontex operations at borders, preventing migrants from traveling. (AP Photo/Edo Zulic)
June 19

Blaze at Moscow fireworks warehouse injures 4

A warehouse holding a reported 16.5 tons of fireworks in Moscow caught fire.
June 19
Smoke rises from a pyrotechnics warehouse in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, June 19, 2021. A large fire broke out at a fireworks depot in the center of Moscow. The fire is raging at the area of 500 square meters, Russia emergency services said in the statement. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
June 19

Serbian state TV: Explosion again rocks munitions factory

Serbian state television RTS says an explosion has rocked a munitions factory in a central town that was hit by a fire and a series of blasts earlier this month
June 19
June 19

Greek policeman is arrested for 11 gas station robberies

The robberies took place between April 9 and early Saturday.
June 19
June 19

Myanmar rejects UN resolution urging arms embargo

Myanmar has rejected a U.N. General Assembly resolution calling for an arms embargo against the Southeast Asian nation and condemning the military’s February seizure of power
June 19
June 19

Former female US Marine found dead in Russia

"I hope I'm not being abducted," was her last text, her mother said.
June 19
In this July 31, 2018, file photo, an aerial view of a motorway and a forest is shown in the Nizhny Novgorod region of Russia.
June 19

Young princess embroiled in royal Italian drama

Vittoria di Savoia is the first female heir to the Italian crown in 1,000 years.
June 19
Vittoria di Savoia, talks to ABC News about being the first female heir to the Italian crown in 1,000 years, in Paris.
June 19

Putin names Lavrov, Shoigu to United Russia elections list

Russian President Vladimir Putin says his foreign minister and his defense minister will head the candidates' list for the dominant United Russia party in September's parliamentary election
June 19
FILE- In this file photo taken on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, left, and Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov wait for a meeting in Moscow's Kremlin, Russia. Russian President Vladimir Putin says his foreign minister and his defense minister will head the candidates' list for the dominant United Russia party in September's parliamentary election. By placing Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu on the list, Putin aims to increase voter enthusiasm for the party whose support has been waning. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, Pool, File)
June 19

Editor, CEO denied bail in Apple Daily case in Hong Kong

A Hong Kong court has ordered the top editor of pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily and the head of its parent company held without bail
June 19
A worker packs copies of Apple Daily newspaper at the printing house in Hong Kong, early Friday, June 18, 2021. Five editors and executives at pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper were arrested Thursday under Hong Kong's national security law, its stock was halted and police were searching its offices in moves raising concerns about the media's future in the city. (AP Photo/Kin Cheung)
June 19

'A soldier': New Iranian President Raisi comes to power with clear hard-line agenda

The conservative cleric is known as a hard-liner in Iran.
June 19
Presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi gives a news conference after voting in the presidential election, at a polling station in Tehran, Iran, on June 18, 2021.
June 19

An architect of European unity moves ahead on sainthood path

A French statesman whose efforts helped pave the way for what eventually became the European Union has moved ahead on the Catholic church's path toward possible sainthood
June 19
FILE - In this April 18, 1950 file photo, French Foreign Minister Robert Schuman signs a treaty. Pope Francis has put one of the architects of the plan for European integration, a forerunner of the European Union, on the path to possible sainthood. The Vatican said on Saturday, June 19, 2021 that the pontiff authorized a decree declaring the “heroic virtues” of Robert Schuman, a former French minister and Resistance fighter in World War II, who died in 1963 and who had been president of the European Parliament from 1958 till 1960. (AP Photo/1950)
June 19

EU threatens Lebanese politicians with sanctions over crisis

The European Union’s foreign policy chief has berated Lebanese politicians for delays in forming a new Cabinet, warning the union could impose sanctions on those behind the political stalemate in the crisis-hit country
June 19
In this photo released by Lebanese government, Lebanese President Michel Aoun, right, meets with European Union foreign policy chief Josep Borrell at the Presidential Palace in Baabda, east of Beirut, Lebanon, Saturday, June. 19, 2021. Borrell berated Lebanese politicians for delays in forming a new Cabinet, warning the union could impose sanctions on those behind the political stalemate in the crisis-hit country. (Dalati Nohra/Lebanese Official Government via AP)
June 19

Partygoers, police injured at curfew-busting rave in France

A 22-year-old man lost his hand and several others were also injured amid violence as police tried to break up an unauthorized rave party in western France
June 19
Youths stand in a field during clashes as police tried to break up an unauthorized rave party near Redon, Brittany, Friday June 18, 2021. Police repeatedly fired tear gas and charged clusters of violent partiers who hurled metal balls, gasoline bombs and other projectiles at security forces, according to images of the clashes shared online and the top government official in the region. Local authorities estimated about 1,500 people took part despite a local ordinance banning the event. (AP Photo)
June 19

Polarized by war, Armenia votes Sunday in an early election

Armenians head to polls Sunday for an early parliamentary election stemming from a political crisis that has engulfed the country in the aftermath of the last year’s fighting with Azerbaijan over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh
June 19
FILE In this file photo taken on Thursday, June 17, 2021, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan greets his supporters during a rally in his support prior to upcoming parliamentary elections in the center Yerevan, Armenia. Armenian voters will go to the polls for early parliamentary elections on Sunday, June 20, 2021. Armenians head to polls Sunday for an early parliamentary election stemming from a political crisis that has engulfed the country in the aftermath of the last year's fighting with Azerbaijan over the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh. (AP Photo/Areg Balayan, File)
June 19

North Korea attempted to hack South Korea's nuclear think tank, lawmaker says

A known North Korean hacker group is allegedly responsible.
June 19
A screen shows a file image of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a news program about an ongoing ruling party meeting as a currency trader works at the foreign exchange dealing room of the KEB Hana Bank headquarters in Seoul, South Korea, Friday, June 18, 2021.
June 19

AP PHOTOS: On patrol with police in Paris' tough suburbs

Both fuming and bragging, the man told the police officers that he used his car as a weapon during the street battle in a northern suburb of Paris, ramming the vehicle into a fighter from a rival group. “I destroyed him,” the man said. “For certain, he’s at the hospital. He’s got a cut on his skull, he’s got a cut on his mouth.” For the veteran police major called out to deal with the aftermath of another bloody brawl, the eye-opener this time was the sheer brutality, the clear intent on both sides to gravely wound and perhaps permanently maim. On a national level, such disorder is translating into polarized and politicized debate about violence ahead of France's presidential elections next year and local elections this month. President Emmanuel Macron’s opponents are using the perennial hot-button issues of crime and policing to attract votes. Violent rivalries have long been part of the policing geography in the rotting high-rises of tough Paris-region neighborhoods where...
June 19
Police officers stop and search a motorbike rider and his passenger who did not wear any helmets, in the Paris suburb of Villiers-le-Bel, Tuesday, June, 15, 2021. In the run-up to France's presidential elections in 2022, crime and policing are again becoming hot-button issues. Some political opponents of President Emmanuel Macron argue that France is becoming an increasingly violent country. (AP Photo/Lewis Joly)
June 19

Moderate candidate in Iran's presidential election concedes loss to hard-line judiciary chief in Instagram post

Moderate candidate in Iran's presidential election concedes loss to hard-line judiciary chief in Instagram post
June 19
June 18

Hardline candidate expected to win Iran's presidential election

ABC News’ Martha Raddatz reports from Tehran, where many Iranians believe the election results have already been determined, as the country also grapples with a crippled economy.
June 18
VIDEO: Hardline candidate expected to win Iran's presidential election
June 18

The Rundown: Top headlines today: June 18, 2021

Stay up to date on the developing stories making headlines.
June 18
VIDEO: The Rundown: Top headlines today: June 18, 2021
June 18

Mexican elderly lose work as grocery baggers, protest

The coronavirus pandemic and changing consumer habits threaten to put an end to a decades-old practice of allowing elderly people in Mexico to earn extra income as grocery store baggers
June 18
FILE - In this Dec. 26, 2013 file photo, a family leaves a local Walmart in Mexico City. Walmart de Mexico, the country’s biggest retailer, announced the week of June 18, 2021, that its grocery store baggers wouldn’t be allowed back, as the coronavirus pandemic and changing consumer habits threaten to put an end to a decades-old practice of allowing elderly people in Mexico to earn extra income as baggers. (AP Photo/Marco Ugarte, File)
June 18

Leaders of Germany, France urge vigilance over virus variant

The leaders of Germany and France have called for vigilance to prevent the spread of a coronavirus variant that this week prompted Britain to delay the planned relaxation of pandemic restrictions in England
June 18
German Chancellor Angela Merkel, right, and French President Emmanuel Macron give a joint statement to journalists, at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Friday June 18, 2021. (Axel Schmidt/Pool via AP)
June 18

Apathy greets Iran presidential vote dominated by hard-liner

Iranians have voted in a presidential election dominated by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s hard-line protege after the disqualification of his strongest competition
June 18
This combination of four photos shows candidates for the June 18, 2021, Iranian presidential elections from left to right; Abdolnasser Hemmati, Mohsen Rezaei, Amir Hossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi and Ebrahim Raisi. Iranians will vote Friday on who should be the country's next president amid tensions with the West over its tattered nuclear deal with world powers. (AP Photo)
June 18

U.S. general: 'wildfire of terrorism' on march in Africa

A senior U.S. general has warned that the “wildfire of terrorism” is sweeping across a band of Africa and needs the attention of the world
June 18
Helicopters carrying U.S and Moroccan special forces take part in a drill as part of the African Lion military exercise, in Tafraout base, near Agadir, Morocco, Monday, June 14, 2021. With more than 7,000 participants from nine nations and NATO, African Lion is U.S. Africa Command's largest exercise. (AP Photo/Mosa'ab Elshamy)
June 18

Uganda tightens lockdown measures as virus cases surge

Uganda is tightening lockdown measures in a bid to stem a surge in coronavirus cases
June 18
June 18

In Iran's subdued election, many voters appear to stay home

Iranian state TV showed voters streaming to cast their ballots, but very different scenes were playing out on Tehran’s streets, where traffic was light and polling places appeared relatively empty
June 18
A voter casts her ballot for the presidential election at a polling station in Tehran, Iran, Friday, June 18, 2021. Iranians voted Friday in a presidential election that a hard-line protege of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei seemed likely to win, leading to low turnout fueled by apathy and calls for a boycott. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)
June 18

Tens of thousands in dark after blackout hits USVI

The U.S. Virgin Islands' power company is reporting a complete blackout in St. John and St. Thomas, which is the U.S. territory’s most populated island
June 18
June 18

Geneva summit, California vaccine lottery, Hong Kong raid: Week in Photos

A look at the top photos from around the globe.
June 18
VIDEO: Geneva summit, California vaccine lottery, Hong Kong raid: Week in Photos
June 18

US-Canada border restrictions extended until July 21

Canada’s public safety minister says border restrictions on nonessential travel with the United States will be extended until July 21
June 18
June 18

Palestinian Authority calls off million-dose vaccine exchange with Israel, says doses sent by Israel expire too soon

Palestinian Authority calls off million-dose vaccine exchange with Israel, says doses sent by Israel expire too soon
June 18
June 18

Portugal mayor: Protesters' details were given to embassies

Lisbon's mayor says the city council in Portugal's capital has for years provided foreign embassies with personal information about protesters who organize demonstrations outside their premises
June 18
FILE - In this March 6, 2021, file photo, Ksenia Ashrafullina holds a poster during a protest demanding freedom for political prisoners organized by a Belorussian cultural association, in Lisbon. Lisbon municipal employees shared with Russian officials personal details of Ashrafullina and at least two other Lisbon-based dissidents who organized protests in support of Russian jailed opposition leader Alexei Navalny. Lisbon city council has for years been providing to foreign embassies personal information about protesters who organize demonstrations outside their premises, the Portuguese capital's mayor said Friday, June 18, 2021. (AP Photo/Armando Franca, FILE)
June 18

Scores abducted in latest school kidnapping in north Nigeria

Gunmen abducted scores of children from a school in northwest Nigeria, the second kidnapping from a school in the country’s north within a week
June 18
June 18

Union leader killed in Italy when truck forces picket line

A labor union leader has died in northern Italy after a truck apparently broke through a picket line outside a supermarket warehouse facility and struck him
June 18
June 18

UK's Conservatives suffer defeat in 'blue wall' seat

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party has lost a special election for a Parliament seat it held for decades
June 18
Sarah Green of the Liberal Democrats smiles after after being declared winner in the Chesham and Amersham by-election at Chesham Leisure Centre in Chesham, Buckinghamshire, England where she defeated Conservative candidate Peter Fleet early Friday June 18, 2021. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)